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Succeeding With Physics Courses

Are you one of those students who cringe every time at the thought of learning physics — or who can't get enough physics study? True, this area of science does have a reputation for being difficult but it can also be incredibly fascinating and rewarding if you approach your study the right way. Plus — […]

2 March 20218 minutes reading time

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Magnetism and Electromagnetism: Everything You Need to Know.

In the modern world, we use magnets in an overwhelming number of different ways. From the way that a fridge door closes to the way in which your headphones play music, from the generation and transmission of electricity, to the motor in your car. All of these use magnetic force in some way or another. […]

30 November 20207 minutes reading time

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What are Waves?

Without waves there would be nothing. No heat, no light, no sound. Not even any movement. Not a single thing. Because waves aren’t just some abstract scientific concept – or something that you only see on the surface of the ocean. They are literally everywhere at all times. Waves, quite simply, are disturbances or variations […]

22 November 20196 minutes reading time

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Welcome to Space: A Guide to Astronomy and Astrophysics.

There is a reason why even the most ancient humans were amateur astronomers, mapping the orbit of the moon and the movements of the stars. There’s a reason too that kids are as fascinated by space as they are by dinosaurs, thinking about the Big Bang, distant galaxies, and stars and planets. There’s a reason […]

22 November 20197 minutes reading time

Our Physics tutors have written up a series of articles to help you understand this complex science.

Read all about the different topics covered in VCE and HSC Physics and get revision tips and resources.

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The Best Apps, Books, Podcasts and Websites to Review the Basics of Physics

"Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and more self confidence you will have." -Brian Tracy Learning is a constant experience that is observed from infancy to old age. As humans, we will never stop learning, and that is an astonishing fact; the joy of discovering a new concept will […]

29 January 20198 minutes reading time

The study of our universe is amazing

All About Physics

From Archimedes’ Principle, dating back to around 250 BCE to the race to prove quantum gravity, the curiosity of our physical world has stirred the human mind as no other discipline ever has. And yet, for the most part, people are afraid of physics. Students dread learning it and schools report ongoing difficulties in attracting […]

29 December 20187 minutes reading time

Children can be taught about particles and motion and how these interact together.

Physics For Kids

Does your child know what the periodic table is? Do they understand gravity, magnetism or states of matter? Do they know who Isaac Newton is and all about Newton's law of motion? Have you ever talked to your child about Earth and planets in our solar system? If the answer is no, then don't worry! […]

22 December 20189 minutes reading time

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All the Topics Considered in the GCSE Physics Syllabus

"Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena or connections between different observations. Examples include the double helix in biology and the fundamental equations of physics." -Stephen Hawking In the United Kingdom, secondary school students have a wide variety of GCSE subjects to choose from such as Architecture, Business, Biology, Engineering, English Literature, […]

3 December 201810 minutes reading time